Today it was still dark when I awoke which gave me time to make a coffee before being brave enough to look and see if the tunnel was still there. When I went to bed last night the wind had done it’s worst and things were calming down. At sunset the wind was gusting to 93, mph I knew we had lost a slate or two off the roof and the tunnel was still there after a few emergency running repairs in the height of the storm at around 3pm. I was glad to see the sun set and darkness fall as I had spent the day watching the storm unfold outside, although I could still hear the house creaking and things blowing past.
Not sure how but the tunnel was and is still there….
I am amazed 95 mph and survived…..it’s raging outside again with around 50 mph so the poor thing is being battered again…and again tomorrow so we are not in the clear yet.
The sun came out and the wind died down a little today I cleared away all of the debris i could find and make the area as safe as i could. Many empty pots from my nursery had been blown around as well as a few full ones…
How none of this lot blowing around didn’t damage the tunnel I don’t know. And it didn’t take long to pick it all up.and its all stowed away safely in the shed.
The tunnel is the life line of the nursery as it houses our succulents in winter, it’s where we grow out seeds and its full of tomatoes peppers and a few other lovely eatables…
We sowed the tomatoes a few days ago they should start popping up any day now. There is also some giant onion seedlings sheltering in there. The seed trays are sitting on a heated mat, at night the gas heater goes on and a cover is pulled over to keep the cold out.
The tunnel is also the place where I keep my succulents these are my passion, I just love all the different colours and shapes.
Outside on the nursery there were a few upturned pots and a display bench blown over but again I feel blessed that this is all i have to sort out this time.